From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun
The Liberty Tabernacle family and Pastor Waites located at 2708 W. Eighth Ave. invites you to its upcoming “Time of Refreshing.” The guest evangelist will be Eldress Mary Henderson, Church of the Living God, Athens. The date is April 26 at 7 pm. Intercessory prayer will begin at 6:10 p.m. Maybe you are in the valley of indecision or depression, or you may be in the wilderness of despair, come and be spiritually recharged with a time of refreshing in the presence of the Lord. Eldress Henderson has had an illustrious 27-year career, and impacted many lives with her dynamic delivery of the Word. Please come and hear this woman of God. Sunday School is at 9 a.m., followed by dynamic Praise and Worship beginning at 10:30 a.m. Intercessory Prayer is 6 p.m. Wednesdays, with Bible Study at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend this Bible-based teaching, family-oriented church.
First United Methodist Church of Corsicana welcomes United Methodist Evangelist Mark Winter and his “One Man Show Ministries” on Sunday, April 28, beginning at 10:50 a.m. in the Great Hall. The Current Worship of Corsicana First United Methodist Church on April 28 will be Winter’s presentation of “Play Ball,” a humorous monologue with a message. Based on events in John 1:45-51, Play Ball updates the story of the disciple Nathaniel who wonders if “anything good can come out of Nazareth.” However, this sketch isn’t set in 1st century Israel, but in modern-day Texas, and Nathaniel becomes Nate, a philosophical Texas Rangers fan. Please invite a friend on this special day as The Current rounds out a month of Baseball Sundays with this special worship. Mark will be on hand after the service at a display table that will give information about One Man Show and DVDs of some of his performances. There will be a love offering for Mark on the day of the performance. As a self-supporting evangelist, he relies solely on churches and individuals to fund his ministry. As founder and operator of One Man Show Ministries, Mark wears the hats of drama evangelist, speaker, humorist, writer, preacher, teacher and children’s magician. Mark has been married to Laura, a Southern California native, since 1982. She works for Operation Christmas Child, the “shoebox ministry” operated by Samaritan‘s Purse. Mark and Laura have three children: Paul, 27, Sam, 22, and Abby, 18.
The National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2 will include a 12-hour prayer vigil at the Navarro County Courthouse lawn, starting at 7 a.m. Churches from around the community will be taking 30-minute shifts to pray for the nation. Following that will be a community-wide prayer service at 7:14 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 320 N. 15th St. For more information, call Dan Layne at (903) 872-5466.
House of Refuge will hold its fifth annual fundraising concert at First Baptist Church sanctuary. The concert “Glorious” will begin at 7 p.m. Todd Jones will serve as emcee for the fifth time. Wes and Liz Haefs will return with an old favorite performance, joined by Billy Elias; Crystal Trevino; Shellie Buckley, Shellie O’Neal and the Fine Arts Dept. of Navarro College; Hispanic Fellowship Praise Team; First Baptist Church Choir; Navarro College Students performing song in American Sign Language; Taylor Parks; Lydia Bailey, Todd Jones and Wayne Owen; Grace Worship Team; and Ruined and Redeemed from First Baptist Church, Kerens. This is the one big fundraiser the House of Refuge does each year. Please come out and hear great music and support a wonderful cause.
Beulah Baptist Church, 814 Martin Luther King Ave., Wortham, will host a Spring Musical at 6 p.m. May 4. All are invited to witness surrounding area choirs, soloists, praise teams/dancers and others participate. If you wish to uplift His name in song, you’re invited to participate. For more information, contact First Lady Emma Delancey, (254) 765-3513. Pastor John L. Delancey.
House of Refuge COGIC, 413 FM 709 East, Dawson, Pastor Elder Paul E. Puckett invites you to worship with them at 1 p.m. May 4 when the Women’s Department holds its Spring Program. The theme color is purple, and theme is “When Nobody Becomes Somebody,” Esther 2:17. Keynote speaker is Missionary Ivy Cottrell. For more information, call Sis. D. Puckett at (254) 582-0890.
Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance will hold its Fourth Sunday night service Sunday, April 28 at the Day Spring Fellowship Church downtown Corsicana, 111 West Collin St. Host Pastor Dan Layne, service will begin at 7 p.m. The public is invited to come. President of the IDMA will bring the message, Pastor Dairy G. Johnson, Sr. of the Bethlehem Baptist Church. Asking all of the churches to come out and be blessed. For more information, call (903) 654-7714.
Grace Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church, 402 East 14th Ave., Corsicana, will be celebrating its 100th Church Anniversary on April 28, 2013 at 3 p.m. Rev. Donne Watson of the New Cornerstone Baptist Church will be delivering the message for this monumental occasion. The theme is from Ecclesiastes 3:1 - 'To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.' Come and join the Grace Temple family on this historical day. Brother James Turner, chairman; Reverends Michael and Joann Donaldson, pastors.
Taylor Memorial COGIC will have its Feast of the Seven Tables again from 12 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 11. All you can eat for a donation of $7. You may dine in or take out. It will be held at the MLK Center, 114 E. Sixth Ave., Corsicana. For more information call Gertrude Richardson at (903) 654-1180 or Elder Willie Horn Sr. at (903) 851-1344.
God's Holy Temple COGIC invites you to its Fourth Sunday Night Fellowship Service Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 7 p.m. New Beginning each fourth Sunday we will let brotherly love continue with the love and fellowship of Jesus Christ. We welcome guest speaker Bishop Carlos Daniels and Congregation of Faith Tabernacle Ministry of Palestine, and Praise and Worship Leader/ recording artist Brandon Washington of Houston, who will be releasing his CD in June called “Champion.” For some good old time “church” all roads lead to 301 East Third Ave. in the Home Center where the feast of the Lord will be going on. Pastor Eric Grant Sr. and Lady Jackie Grant.
Missionary Baptist Church, 405 S. 15th Street, Corsicana. Jesus said, “God is a Spirit: and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.” You are invited to worship this week at Missionary Baptist Church. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. The Morning Worship is at 10:50 a.m. Afternoon Worship is at 4 p.m. Wednesday evening offers Bible study for all ages at 7 p.m. and recreation for the youth to follow. A special evening of fellowship with burgers and such will be held Friday evening at 6 p.m. A presentation regarding the Pine Springs Summer Camp will be presented. Anyone interested Summer Camp is encouraged to attend. It is with great humility that we thank God for the richness of His blessings. Come and be blessed.
The Kingdom Connection Monthly Fellowship will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the Straight Way Missionary Baptist Church located at 400 South 15th Street where Alvin E. Smith serves as Pastor. The Spoken Word will be brought by Pastor David E. Wilson who serves as Pastor of the Love Chapel Baptist Church. The public is cordially invited to come and praise the Lord with us in this service.
The Love Chapel Baptist Church located at 400 North Benton Street where David E. Wilson serves as Pastor and Sharron D. Wilson serves as Minister will observe their Brotherhood Program at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2013. The theme is “Brethren Count It All Joy” from the scripture text James 1:1-4. The spoken word will be brought by Bishop k.d.davis of the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. Deacon Roy Sanders, Jr. serves as Brotherhood Chairperson. Everyone is extended an invitation to attend this service.
The Greater Love Outreach Fellowship Church 700 East Park Ave. would like to invite you to an 89th Historic Church Anniversary starting Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m.; guest speaker is Pastor Dairy Johnson Sr. of the Bethlehem Baptist Church; on Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m. guest speaker is Pastor Eric Grant Sr. of God's Holy Temple C.O.G I.C. and will close out on Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Lee J. Keeton of the Word of Life Tabernacle C.O.G.IC. Come and enjoy the Lord with us. Pastor, Bishop William Lewis Jr., First Lady Sis. Marylyn Lewis.
The New Bethel Baptist Church, 700 Elm Flat Road, Goodlow, invites you to its Sunday School and BTU Annual Program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28. Guest Church will be Pastor William Cook and the Saint John Baptist Church from Avalon. You are welcome to come and enjoy the Lord with us. James Lincoln is Sunday School superintendent, and James Mitchell is BTU superintendent. Pastor Earnest Betts Jr.
The Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church cordially invites you to its Family and Friends Day, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5. The morning service will be brought by Pastor Robert Murphy of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church of Dallas. he is the president of Dallas Baptist Ministers Union. At the 3 p.m. service Pastor Dr. V.B. Lockhart and the St. John Baptist Church family of Greenville will be the guest. His Christian journey has afforded him many opportunities to do God’s work. He is a member of the National Conventin of America, Oak Cliff Ministers’ Union, Vice President of the Metroplex Builders Association and member of the Dallas and Vicinity Ministers Union, where he holds the office of Instructor for Pastor of Ethics. He received his doctoral degree in Fall of 2012 at Criswell Bible College and completed studies at the School of Scripture Accredited Bible Institute in Dallas. Bro and Sis. Bobby Tillie will be our Master and Mistress of ceremony for this service. Please come and be our guest on that day and hear this great speaker. Rev. Alfred Cox Sr., pastor.
First Baptist Church of Eureka, 8718 S Hwy 287, Eureka, would like to invite anyone searching for a home church to visit with us for Sunday morning service beginning at 11 a.m. We are a relaxed, comfortable, casual dress, family oriented church, with a loving and caring congregation. If you haven't yet found 'your' church, please give us a try.
Kelly Temple COGIC, 501 N. Third, Corsicana will hold a benefit drive for the upkeep on Timothy Cemetery. This service will be at 3:30 pm. Sunday, April 28. Speaker will be Minister C.A. Miller of the Sixth Ave. Baptist Church (pastor K.D. Davis), along with songs from Bro. Leroy Johnson of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church (Pastor A.C. Cox and Min. Clarence Ford of Kelly’s Temple.) For more information, call Elder Billy Joe Kelly at (903) 872-2737. Make check or money order to Timothy Cemetery, 903 E. Collin, Corsicana Texas 75110 Attn: Eld. Billy Joe Kelly.
Life in the Word Bible Church, 1408 N. Beaton, Corsicana and Pastor Emma Jessie welcome you to come celebrate its 11th Church Anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013. This worship experience will be held at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church where Bishop K.D. Davis Sr. is the senior pastor, located at 125 S. Fifth St. Guest speaker of the hour will be Lady Elect Prophetess Rhonda Coleman from Gate Community Church International located at 702 W. Tyler St., Athens where Apostle Alan Coleman is the senior pastor.
Sixth Avenue Baptist Church will hold a Bake Sale at Ole Foods, 100 N. 15th St., from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Come by and eat Barbecue sandwich, chips and drink for $5. Try Aunt Hazel’s homemade 7Up Cake and Sock-It-To-Me Cakes, among other sweet treats.
Trinity Assembly of God Church is pleased to welcome the ministers Brother and Sister Jamie Etison of Tyler. Bro. Etison is the current pastor of Park Heights Assembly of God Church in Tyler. He will be ministering God’s word at our Sunday, April 28 service at 10:45 a.m. He is a strong believer in the word of God and necessity of the Holy Spirit. Please come and enjoy this blessed ministry with us.
Pilgrim Rest Primitive Baptist Church, 1009 S. Fourth St., Corsicana, invites you to its Annual Men’s Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5. Special guest speaker will be Bishop k.d. davis sr. of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. For more information call (903) 872-3496. Come and be blessed. Bring a friend.
The Reaching Out To You Ministry of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church invites you to its Mother’s Day Special at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 12. Special guest will be Chuck and the Guiding Clouds, Huntsville and The Southern Travelers of Arlington. For more information call (903) 874-4873. Come and be blessed.
Petty’s Chapel Baptist Church, 1300 FM 3041, where Elvin Sikes serves as Pastor would like to invite everyone to our worship services. Petty’s Chapel Baptist Church is located on Old Roane Road a half mile east of I-45. Sunday worship begins at 8:30 a.m. There is a short time of fellowship and Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday night services begin at 6:30 p.m. We would also like to invite all women to a special time of fellowship and Bible study. It is held every second and fourth Saturday of each month at 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall. (Light lunch and childcare will be provided.)
Lone Star Cowboy Church of Navarro County, located at 4495 W. State Hwy. 22, invites all to join us for our Sunday Church Service starting at 10 a.m. We have nursery for babies through age 2 years and activities for 3 and 4 year olds. Children ages 5 through 12 are invited to meet in the children's building for Children's Church. We also have the following activities, Monday Nights at 7 p.m. Mounted shooting and Celebrate Recovery. Tuesday Night Women's Fellowship at 6 p.m. and Team Ropin' at 7 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study 7 p.m., Youth Dinner 6:30-7 p.m. and Youth Service 7 p.m. Thursday Practice is at 7 p.m. On April 19, May 24, June 21 and July 19 there will be a Team Sorting Buckle Series with books opening at 6 p.m. and the sorting starting at 7 p.m. For more information contact John McLain at (903) 641-6648. There will be a Play Day June 1 at Lone Star, books will open at 8 a.m. and Play Day starts at 9 a.m. Events will be Cloverleaf Barrels, Straightaway Barrels, Flag Race, Speed Race, Poles and Potato Race, with special events for the kids: mini bull riding and mutton bustin. So load your horses and family up and come join us for some fun. For more information please contact Scott Reed at (903) 804-7377.
Open Bible Study is held every Thursday morning at the Senior Activity Center, with singing beginning at 10 a.m. Bible Study is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Fred Biltz at (903) 654-4979.
Intercessors for Navarro County Men’s Prayer Breakfast meet at 6:45 a.m. Wednesdays at Navarro College. Men who are interested in praying for all those in authority are welcome to join (1 Timothy 2:1-3) For more information, please call (903) 874-5561.
Grief Share, sponsored by Northside Baptist Church, meets from 5 to 7 p.m. each Sunday at the Fellowship Center on Forest Lane (across the street from Northside). This is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. Each Grief Share session includes a video seminar and group discussion. Grief Share is a non-denominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. This group is sponsored by people who understand what you are experiencing and want to offer you comfort and encouragement during this difficult time. You are welcome to begin attending the Grief Share group at any session. Each is “self-contained,” so you do not have to attend in sequence. For more information, call Thelma Harvey at (903) 874-3277.